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Henrik Saxgren

Henrik Saxgren is a Danish photographer.In an aesthetically straightforward and minutely narrated imagery, Saxgren conveys heartbreaking human truths and destinies, castigating the individual behind the historic landmarks in recent history.

(2006); a portrayal of the life of immigrants in Scandinavia. ‘Unintended Sculptures’ (2009), where nature and culture coexist in grandiose passages. The book ‘Bus from Baghdad’, in which he follows 46 Copenhagen bus drivers with different ethnic backgrounds. A portrait of the village Ilimanaq near the Ice Fjord in the Disco Bay. In april 2019 he releases his new book The Tønder Marsh.

Henrik Saxgren has exhibited widely in Denmark and abroad e.g. AroS Museum of Modern Art, The National Museum of Photography, Skagen Museum, Noorderlight Photography Gallery in the Netherlands and Paris Photo.


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